Mars Curiosity Rover Shoots Self-Portrait

Mars Curiosity Rover Shoots Self-Portrait

On Jan. 29, 2016, NASA’s Curiosity rover snapped a self-portrait during the exploration of the Namib Dune on Mars. The composite image is a collage of 57 separate pictures taken with the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI). According to NASA, the rover took the selfie while collecting sand and rock samples for microbial analysis. The agency […]

Hassan Rouhani Seeks Blessings From Pope Francis [Video]

Hassan Rouhani Seeks Blessings From Pope Francis [Video]

On Jan. 26, 2016, Pope Francis welcomed the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Vatican as Tehran seeks to re-engage the world after years of international isolation. The Vatican said the historic visit by Rouhani was an important gesture of goodwill that will help in bringing peace to the volatile Gulf region. However, observers strongly […]

Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

Toronto Police Officer Found Guilty of Attempted Murder [Video]

A Toronto jury on Jan. 25, 2016, found Constable James Forcillo guilty of attempted murder in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on July 27, 2013. The teenager was shot by Const. Forcillo while aboard a Toronto streetcar. Forcillo vehemently denied the charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder during the two-year long trial, […]